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Covid-19: Greece Sees Passenger Numbers Down 68% in Jan-Oct

During January-October 2020, passengers at Greek airports reached only 18.9 million, representing a 68 percent decline year-on-year.

Brits Looking Towards Greece for 2021 Spring, Summer Travel

Despite a general hesitation for travel in the post-Covid-19 era, British travelers are showing an interest in spending their holidays in Greece next year, according to ABTA.

Covid-19: Greece will Not Close Airports During Second Lockdown, Rules will Apply for Travel

Rules to enter Greece from abroad by air will apply as of November 9 due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

Greece Allows Flights from Singapore, Suspends Entry from Canada, Georgia and Tunisia

Greece is now allowing travelers from Singapore to enter the country but has banned flights coming from Canada, Georgia and Tunisia.

Greece: Updated Travel Restrictions Announced by Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority

All announced travel restrictions for Greece have again been extended, as part of the government's efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Mykonos Added to UK’s Safe Travel List

Mykonos has been added to the UK’s “travel corridor” list, meaning that travelers arriving from the Greek island, as of October 25, will no longer have to isolate.

Covid-19: Crete is Off the UK’s Quarantine List

Travelers arriving to the UK from the Greek island of Crete as of Sunday, October 18, will no longer have to isolate, according to the Foreign Office (FCDO).

UK, German Travelers Drive September Tourism to Greece

UK and German travelers gave Greece the thumbs up in September despite Covid-19 and international travel restriction confusion.

Greece Extends Covid-19 Travel Regulations Until October 25

Greece has extended all coronavirus-related travel restrictions until October 25, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece Announces Restrictions for Travelers from Poland, Updates Aviation Directives

Greece has issued an aviation directive for travelers arriving from Poland and also updated previous directives regarding passengers from other countries.

Covid-19 Travel Guidelines for Entry to Greece Updated

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has released updated guidelines for travel to Greece in the post-Covid19 era.

Fraport Reports Major Drop in Passenger Traffic at its Airports in Greece

Greece's 14 regional airports, operated and managed by Fraport, saw passenger traffic drop by 74.5% in the first eight months of the year, due to the impact of Covid-19 on air travel.

Greece Issues New Aviation Guidelines for Travel

Greece's aviation authority has issued new guidelines in effect through to September 15 at midnight, applying to the traveling public.

Greece Requires Negative Covid-19 Test for Entry from Israel

All travelers entering Greece from Israel as of August 17 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival.

Greece: Aviation Directives for Flights from 12 Countries

Greece has released aviation directives with updated information on passenger flights from 12 countries, as part of preventive measures to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Extends Suspension of Entry for Non-EU Citizens

Greece will not open its borders for nationals from outside the European Union, with the exception of citizens from 11 countries.

Covid-19: Greece Announces Changes for Travel Through Land Borders

All travelers entering Greece’s land borders as of August 17 will be obliged to present a negative Covid-19 test result.

Travelers to Greece from Malta Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test

All travelers entering Greece from Malta as of August 12 will be obliged to present a negative molecular test result (PCR) for Covid-19 upon arrival.

Greek Islands See ‘Satisfying’ Tourist Numbers in July

A number of Greek islands saw "satisfying" tourist arrival numbers in July, with local authorities underlining that Greece continues to be on the minds of holidaymakers.

Greece’s Covid-19 Imported Cases Remain Low, Says Minister

Greece's Covid-19 cases from incoming travel arrivals have remained at a low number since the country opened its gates to tourists.
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